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What will we be learning today?

 In this lesson, we are going to review for the Unit Exam.

Day - one rotation of Earth

Night -  darkness - not facing the sun
Rotation - to make a complete spin on an axis, causing one day on a planet.  A day differs in length from planet to planet

Seasons - winter, spring, summer and fall depending on where the Earth is located to the Sun

Axis - real or imaginary line that spinning objects turns around

Revolution - one complete trip around the Sun which is 365 days = one year

Van Allen Radiation Belt - areas around Earth where particles from the Sun are trapped

Lithosphere - the hard outer layer of Earth

Crust - the rocky surface that makes up the top of the lithosphere and includes the continents and ocean floor

 Hydrosphere - Earth's water, found in continents and oceans, including the fresh water in ice, lakes, rivers and the underground water

Atmosphere - the blanket of gases that surrounds Earth

Solar System - the Sun and the objects that are traveling around it

Planets - any of the nine objects that travel around the Sun and shine by reflecting its light

Orbit - the path of a planet traveling around a star

Gravity - a force of attraction, or pull, between any object and any other objects around it.  Gravity is a property of all matter

Law of Universal Gravitation - Sir Isaac Newton gravity idea

Stars - large, hot balls of gas that is held together by gravity and gives off its own light

Constellations -  any of the patterns formed by groups of stars in the night sky.  To people in the past, these patterns looked like pictures of animals or people

Sun - star

Recycle - to reuse them

Raw Materials - material not yet refined, manufactured, or processed

Nonrenewable Resources - resource that cannot be replaced within a short period of time or at all

Renewable Resources - a resources that can be replaced in a short period of time

Conserve - to save, protect, or use resources wisely                                                  

Let's Review What We Learned Today!

  Now study your notes and use the worksheet "Guidelines to Unit 1 Exam" to help you study!